Mr. Rowles graduated from Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. This will be Mr. Rowles' third year teaching at Seneca Ridge Middle School! Prior to his appointment at Seneca Ridge Middle School, Mr. Rowles taught from 2015-2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia at Ocean Lakes High School. Under his direction the band received consistent superior ratings at all assessments and grew in both size and caliber. While also teaching at Seneca Ridge, Mr. Rowles also provides instruction at Dominion High School and Rock Ridge High School in both the concert and marching band setting. During the summer, Mr. Rowles is a clinician at both the Potomac Falls Summer Band Academy and the John Champe Summer Band Camp. In his free time, Mr. Rowles enjoys outdoor activities including snowboarding, hiking, tubing, kayaking, and playing with his dog Milli!